Web Services Must Report Data Breaches Under New EU Law

July 6 — Online companies that offer services in the European Union will have to comply with minimum data security and breach reporting requirements under a directive approved by the European Parliament July 6. The EU Network and Information Security Directive (NIS Directive) will apply to online marketplaces such as eBay Inc., cloud computing services and search…

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What’s Next for the U.S. and China in Cybersecurity

It took the threat of sanctions and a flurry of last-minute negotiations to get China to sit down for serious talks about cybersecurity with the U.S. Now comes the hard part. Chinese President Xi Jinping’s announcement last fall that Beijing would stop state sponsorship of hacking for commercial gain caught many by surprise. By multiplerecentaccounts, China has…

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Panel Recommends Creation Of State Cybersecurity Force

A panel charged with assessing Maryland’s vulnerability to cyberattacks recommended Friday that the state create a team of emergency personnel charged with defending its networks against hackers. The General Assembly created the Maryland Cybersecurity Council last year and asked for regular reports with ideas for how to better protect the state’s computers and other critical…

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